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Nov 23, 2009 4:00pm EST
of cribs in america. >> we have been relying on standards. we will be riding regulations that are mandatory for cribs. >> it's not the only one taking action. the legislature in new york has banned the sale of side cribs starting in february 2010. the retailer has stopped selling the cribs and in a new measure approved by the organization that sets guidelines for the crib industry, full size cribs with drop down sides will no longer meet standards. she wants to see a federal band in place soon. >> we cannot have a crib that takes the lives of infants out there on the market for unknowing consumers. >> it has no doubt that the dangerous and recalled cribs are being used in homes in america. officials have yet to announce which cribs are used. >> a fast start to the week on wall street. good news about housing starts to help get the markets moving. the dow is up, the s&p up 13. let's go to new york where ashley has tonight's cbs money watch update. >> previously owned homes jumped ten percent to the highest level in two and a half years, the increase reported by the association of r
Nov 17, 2009 4:00pm EST
obama talked about america's belief that all men and women possess certain basic rights. >> we do not believe these principals are unique to america but rather, they are universal rights. >> reporter: a human rights group says the chinese police prepare for the president's visit by rounding up dozens of suspected activists. officials reportedly warned others not to, quote, make trouble during president obama's time in the country. the two leaders say they'll discuss human rights again at another summit meeting early next year. joel brown, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, president obama is still calling for china to relax the currency controls that fueled its exports. that's an idea he campaigned on to help pull the u.s. out of its recession. >>> the obama administration wants you to buckle up, even when you're riding a tour bus. kai jackson has more on the proposed safety measure. >> the ntsb released a plan to improve motor coach safety. safety advocates are now calling for seat belts and stronger roofs to prevent passengers from being ejected when the buses flips. the ntsb called for t
Nov 16, 2009 4:00pm EST
treat for you stargazers out there tomorrow. north america will be treated to a special performance of the leon meet -- leonid meteor shower. the best time to watch is between 1:00 and dawn. you can see meteors with hues of blue, aqua marine and even green. the question is, will the skies be clear enough. >> yes. and we need to be away from the city lights, is that right, bern. >> that's definitely true. skies will be clear. we've got that going for us tonight. you have to move yourself from the city. you maybe can see something. it's pretty hard with all of that light pollution going on. sort of detracts from the sky. now, with that being said, here's today's forecast. today, we got to 67 degrees. but a fantastic afternoon it was. today, we're down to 65 at this point. we're going to start cooling it down as the winds have started to turn around to the north/northwest. believe it or not, a cold front went through overnight. and that will bring cold air eventually. but as we head through tonight, you can see 38 for our low. tomorrow, we recover to about 59 degrees. then, as we head
Nov 6, 2009 4:00pm EST
love. and we wanted them to know, and we want america to know that the united states army, united states government stands ready to provide them every possible assistance, not just today, not just through the weekend, but what will undoubtedly be very troubling, very challenging times ahead. >> hundreds of people throughout texas lined up to donate blood for the wounded. distraught relatives are still trying to find out more about their loved ones that are based at fort hood. vic, back to you. >> okay, sally. thank you. >>> we invite you to stay with eyewitness news for complete coverage of this mass shooting. for more on those affected and the latest on the investigation, go to and wjz will have much more on the suspected shooter and the investigation that's coming up all new at 5:00. >>> there is a new twist tonight in the jaycee dugard story. investigator says dugard actually tried to protect phillip garrido from the police. coolidge peono lius reports on the bizarre behavior of brainwashing. >> garrido claims they were his nieces. but a suspicious parole agent decided
Nov 12, 2009 4:00pm EST
is soon to be in the running to replace the ceo of bank of america. for the latest nawdz headline -- news headlines, i'm alexis christoforous. >>> a power animal looking for shade at the video. the power was accidentally cut. animals went desperately searching for water and shade. the outage lasted for a little over two hours. no an pals were injured -- animals were injured. >>> staying swine flu-free. the unique way some businesses are keeping their employees healthy. >>> here's a look right now at maryland's eastern shore. where weather brings relentless rain to ocean city. our coverage continues. >>> for the top stories and instant updates and warning all the time, click wjz um da. -- >>> a livepicture of ocean city, where jessica kartalija will be reporting in just a few moments. >> we have been watching pictures all day long. up and down the east coast, down in through the carolinas. people's decks washing away. and all types of problems because of this pounding surf and relentless wind and rain. and surf, basically so high and powerful along the east coast. what we'
Nov 11, 2009 4:00pm EST
for america's freedom, while considering sending more into harm's way. eyewitness news at 4:00 eyewitness news at 4:00 [house] wow, i feel like a new house after my quick home energy check-up from bge. it's the closest i'll ever get to a day spa. they wrapped my pipes, installed cfl bulbs, recommended a little nip/tuck around the old windows and more. [announcer] learn to speak the language of energy efficiency at, and pamper your home with a quick home energy check-up. [sigh] ah... the efficient life is the good life. >>> it is 4:29. 47 degrees, with light rain. hello, thanks for staying with eyewitness news. i'm denise koch. and here's what people are talking about. americans across the nation are paying tribute to veterans today. president obama saluted our troops at arlington national cemetery as he weighed the future of the afghan war. joel brown reports for wjz, the president is close to making a decision. >> on a rainy veteran's day, president obama and the first lady offered handshakes and condolences, to families mourning lost loved ones at arlington
Nov 19, 2009 4:00pm EST
, secretary of state hillary clinton is pledging america's support to bring stability to the country. >> reporter: pakistani police cordoned off the chaotic crime scene, where a suicide bomber killed at least 19 people. just as security guards were patting him downat the gates to a courthouse, he's up. dozens are badly wounded. while the city's hospitals are strugling -- coping to struggle. it's seen as retaliation for the army's crackdown against cald and al qaeda fighters on the border with afghanistan. the violence came as afghan president hamid karzai was sworn into office for a second time. he pledged his country would control its own security within five years. secretary ofsecretary of state hillary clinton is in -- secretary of state hillary clinton is in kabul with karzai. she challenged him to make good on his promise to take back control ever his country. >> to take the lead. and to take the fight of the enemy is what he said he wanted to see happen. >> reporter: cliptdon also rallied american troops who were fighting that enemy in afghanistan, saying they're on a mission t
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